Dear My People: Slavery Never Ended, It Just Found New Forms


October 25, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

This isn’t just a question of recognizing the abuses and dehumanization that our ancestors committed, although that would be a step in the right direction.

Community Forums, Racial Accusations and Mirroring the Enemy


November 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We’ve all heard about the Salem witch trials. If you go into the scholarship, it turns out there were no witches in Salem — only victims of sorcery accusations. If Salem’s problem with witchcraft did not include actual witches, could Middlebury College’s struggle against racism not include a...

Violent Imagery Drawn on Classroom Chalkboard

Violent Imagery Drawn on Classroom Chalkboard


November 1, 2017

Filed under News

A racially charged image depicting college spokesman Bill Burger plowing into Addis Fouche-Channer ’17 with his car was found on a chalkboard in Munroe Hall.

Open Letter to President Patton


November 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dear President Laurie L. Patton: The hateful graffiti photographed by a student in Munroe Hall undoubtedly relates to the incident of racial profiling involving Addis Fouche-Channer after the Charles Murray protests. The graffiti also implicates Bill Burger, who is known to have driven the escape ve...

Racism and Responsibility


October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the last few weeks, administrators have heard numerous new reports, both on and off campus, of racism. Racism is present at Middlebury, and it will not be tolerated. We must come together as a community to address it. I argued in my inaugural address that inclusivity must be an everyday ethic — not...

Burlington Residents Condemn KKK Flier

Burlington Residents Condemn KKK Flier

By Martina Berger

November 12, 2015

Filed under Local

As a Burlington high school student ascended her front on Oct. 29, she noticed a inconspicuous white poster taped to her front door. That evening, the African-American student had been at a meeting for a non-profit advocacy group called Rights and Democracy, which works towards building a more robust...

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